Swedish photographer Helena Blomqvist creates dream-like imagery that transports us into the subconscious. She accomplishes this by constructing alternate worlds in her studio. Blomqvist builds models and props, which provide the backdrop for her narratives. Once completed, the models are then photographed, the images digitally edited, and finally the resulting prints complete the illusion of a separate reality.
Taiwanese animation company, Next Media Animation, is covering the Facebook IPO in its own surrealistic way.
Zynga's share price plummeted 11.4 percent from $8.09 to $7.19 in the eight minutes after Facebook's IPO went live, and down 13.3 percent since yesterday. Trading was halted for a number of minutes to stem further losses. Then, the stock came back and started to recover. It's currently down around 5% overall -- and halted again for the time being.
Hundreds of Facebook employees congregated at 'Hacker Square' at the company's Menlo Park headquarters this evening ahead of the company's insanely-hyped initial public offering. Now, some of the first photos are starting to trickle in. There was a standing ovation for chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, who gave a talk before several long-time engineers bounced in while wearing capes or bringing boomboxes.